How much money would Hans Niemann make if he won all the lawsuits he started?
The American chess player Hans Mock Niemann On Thursday, October 20, he tweeted a photo in which you can see the first page of a document, which later became known, was a lawsuit against various people and institutions. How much money can you get if these lawsuits eventually go your way? Here we tell you.
Hans Niemann It was on the lips of the entire chess world due to the controversy it aroused at the beginning of September when, in Sinquefield Cup In St. Louis, United States, world champion Magnus Carlsen He withdrew before the tournament ended due to alleged cheating by the American against him.
despite Carlsen He was not charged directly Nieman From cheating, with his withdrawal from the tournament (something not very common in the world champion) as well as other statements, they hinted that he was indirectly accusing the young talent of cheating. as a result , Nieman It began on the lips of the entire chess world.
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One of those who talked about what happened, despite trying to be sensible and without attacking Nieman Directly, he was a famous chess and chess player Hikaru Nakamurawho somehow agreed Magnus Carlsen By joining the accusations against his compatriot for cheating in Sinquefield Cup.
The controversy continued in online chess, more specifically in the sixth round of Julius Baer Generation Cup Where is the tournament? Carlsen He was supposed to play Niemanbut he gave up after making only one move, again generating criticism for and against the young chess player.
And what started as a runner within the chess world became formidable when it became the famous platform chess.com Publish a report that shows it Nieman He cheated on more than 100 games on the site, which were later published in Washington Post. Hans Mock He admitted that he cheated on online games in his youth, albeit not to this extent and never in head-to-head matches.
Although many would suggest this was beneficial to Nieman As he went from being completely anonymous to one of the most famous faces in chess, the truth is that his reputation was damaged and it affected him professionally. He was expected to be invited to the prestigious TATA Steel Championship, but as a result of this problem the organizers seem to have given up on it.
for this reason, Nieman I started a lawsuit not only against Magnus Carlsen but also against the norwegian online chess platform, Play Magnus. Chess.com Executive Danny Rench and American Major Hikaru Nakamura. Required document Hans Mock It consists of 44 pages.
According to the site chess.com (One of the entities involved in this case): Against all five entities, Nieman He claims defamation, slander, unlawful mass boycotts under the Sherman Act, harmful interference with contracts and business expectations, and civil conspiracy. For each cause of action, at least $100 million has been claimed.”.